Pico Rivera California

About Pico Rivera

Pico Rivera is a city located in southeastern Los Angeles County, California. The city is approximately 11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Pico Rivera was founded in 1958. It was named for Pio Pico, the last Mexican governor of California.
According to the 2000 United States Census, there were 63,428 people, 16,468 households, and 13,866 families living in the city. The population density was 7,645.7 people per square mile. The median income for a household in the city was $41,564. The median income for a family in the city was $45,422. The per capita income for the city was $13,011.

The top ten employers in the city are El Rancho Unified School District, Wal-Mart, the City of Pico Rivera, BakeMark USA, Target, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Cintas, Southern California Material Handling, Lowe’s, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The city is served by the El Rancho and Montebello Unified School Districts with universities and college systems in the Los Angeles and Orange counties providing higher education.

The culture in the city consists of museums and shopping centers. The area is/was home to many notable famous residents as well. The area is home to many media outlets, notable famous residents, and monuments. For more information about restaurants, shopping centers, local retail stores, check your local directory.


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